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William Pearson 1980s Little Black Evening Dress Size 6.


William Pearson 1980s three layered flowing little black evening dress will fit a size 4 - which is Matilda the mannequin's size as well as a size 6. Waist has elastic band hidden by black satin belt. Ladies please use your measuring tape so you can properly measure your bust, waist & hips to make certain this vintage treasure will fit your lovely body. Billowing flowing long sleeves along with sexy v-neckline gives this dress the perfect silhouette. Original vintage size is a size 8. William Pearson began his career in fashion in 1951 when he studied under Norman Norell. He began his own label sometime in the late 1950s. His couture business was based in Los Angeles. About 1967, Pearson moved to Paris where he let the city inspire him. He traveled back to Los Angeles twice a year to present his collections. A self described classicist, Pearson favored conservative looks that flattered his customers. Measurements are: 38" bust 27" - 29" waist due to elastic band 37" hips 24" sleeves 51" dress height 34" belt length.


  • Designer
    William Pearson.
  • Brand
    William Pearson.
  • In the Style Of
    Evening dress.
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent vintage condition..
  • Dimensions

    H 51 in.

    H 129.54 cm

  • Marked size
    8 (US)
  • Bust
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Waist
    27 in. (68.58 cm)
  • Hip
    37 in. (93.98 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Seller location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference number

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